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Erlang/OTP

http://www.erlang.org/
Erlang is a functional programming language designed in the Computer Science lab at Ericsson in Sweden in the late 1980s. It is used to build massively scalable soft real-time systems with requirements on high availability. Some of its uses are in telecom, banking, e-commerce, computer telephony and instant messaging. Erlang's runtime system has built-in support for concurrency, distribution and fault tolerance.

The Erlang distribution also includes OTP (Open Telecom Platform) which provides a rich set of libraries and applications providing middle-ware to develop these systems. It includes its own distributed database, applications to interface towards other languages, debugging and release handling tools. This package also contains code examples and the Erlang editing mode for Emacs.

Documentation

Online documentation available at: http://erlang.org/doc/pdf/otp-system-documentation.pdf

There is also a Wikibook on Erlang programming at: https://en.wikibooks.org/wiki/Erlang_Programming

"IRC irc://irc.freenode.net#erlang " IRC general channel
irc://irc.freenode.net#erlang

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Licensing

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Leaders and contributors

Resources and communication

Audience Resource type URI
Bug Tracking E-mail mailto:erlang-bugs@erlang.org
FreeBSD Homepage http://portsmon.freebsd.org/portoverview.py?category=lang&portname=erlang
Support E-mail mailto:erlang-questions@erlang.org
Gentoo Homepage https://packages.gentoo.org/packages/dev-lang/erlang
Developer Homepage https://github.com/erlang/otp
EmacsWiki Homepage https://www.emacswiki.org/emacs/ErlangMode
Developer Mailing List Subscribe http://erlang.org/mailman/listinfo/
Debian Homepage https://packages.debian.org/jessie/erlang
Help E-mail mailto:erlang-announce@erlang.org
Developer Download http://www.erlang.org/downloads


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This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 17 March 2016.



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